Recipes

Moroccan Style Lamb & Apricot Burgers

When it comes to cooking we like to keep it simple yet bursting with flavour, and this burger recipe is just that. Minimal ingredients, maximum taste and we can’t stop cooking them right now. Get involved Fitties, the family will love you for it.

Serves: 4

Prep: 4 minutes

Cook: 20-25 minutes

Ingredients

  • 500g lamb mince
  • 2 heaped tsp ras el hanout
  • Himalayan or celtic sea salt & freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tbsp tomato puree
  • 90g dried apricots chopped
  • For the sauce:

  • 170-200g of natural yoghurt
  • 1 heaped tsp of harissa paste
  • Juice of half a lemon
  • Fresh mint to serve

Directions

  1. Pre heat the oven to 180°C/350°F/gas mark 4.
  2. Place all the burger pattie ingredients in a bowl and mix together thoroughly using your hands
  3. Make into 4 big patties or 6 smaller ones and place in a tray then into the oven to cook for 20-25 minutes
  4. Whilst the burgers cook you can make the awesome sauce
  5. Mix the yoghurt, harissa paste and lemon juice in a bowl and lightly stir them all together, have a taste and add more harissa or lemon juice if you like
  6. Serve with some rice, a crisp salad and top with some fresh mint or some roasted herby peppers and courgette and some crinkle cut sweet potatoes. We’ve tried both and they taste great